March 30, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Charged With Kidnapping

A Belle Harbor man has been charged along with two others by Suffolk County Police in the kidnapping of a Houston businessman last week. More...

Our Gaffe On Gaska

In last week More...

Community

101 Precinct Tops In Crime Reduction

The numbers are in, and the 101st Precinct in Far Rockaway has come in first, out of 76 precincts throughout the city, in crime reduction. More...

Fed Surplus Property Available to Vets

New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D-Queens) today announced the availability of various ornamental military items that can be donated to veterans organizations and related groups for military displays and ceremonies. More...

Honors for Rockaway Point Resident

Kristine A. Halligan, a sophomore, was awarded honors on the Marist College Dean More...

Editorial/Opinion

Saving School Music Programs

We recently attended a cultural festival at M.S. 180 and were amazed by the level of musical talent displayed by the students. Most notably, the Beach Channel High School band, and chorus, performed a number of selections to absolute perfection. More...

Where Kids Are Concerned, Cut From The Top

There is no doubt that this is going to be one of the toughest years New York City has ever faced in terms of deciding on budget priorities and making budget cuts. More...

Letters

Bizarre Letter

I am writing in response to Susan Ehresman's rather bizarre letter attacking the "Four Concerned Parents" who wrote the previous week detailing alleged abuses of power within the inner workings of P.S. 114. More...

Former PS 114 Student

As a former student of P.S. 114 as well as a former student of the "undesired teacher" I keep reading about, I felt compelled to write a letter in support of the families and teachers involved. More...

Giving Credit

In regards to the flagpole installed at 117 Street and the boardwalk. Under the heading of giving credit where credit is due. More...

$10 Million Cut! 300 Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Programs On Block

The $686 million cut mandated for the entire school system has come home to roost in District 27. The district has been notified by Chancellor Harold Levy that its share of the cut will come to $10 million. More...

New Life For Old Courthouse

The old courthouse on Beach 92 Street and Beach Channel Drive, after being abandoned for more than 30 years, has been reportedly purchased by a developer who plans to revitalize it as an office building. More...

Early Deadlines Next Week

In order to facilitate the Wave staff More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Rockaway will be featured this Sunday morning on Channel 2 More...

Broad Channel Bits by Elizabeth Guarino

Broad Channel has its own column in the Wave again. Many people read athy Louis's column and enjoyed it tremendously. And when it disappeared from these pages, they sorely missed it. Folks wondered if it would ever return. More...

Chatting With Chapey by Dr. Geraldine M. Chapey

Learn Well, Work Well: The Impact of Nutrition on Learning More...

Sports

And I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues! The Ranger Makeover

The Rangers season is funny, as their second half has turned out to be like that awful sequel to a great movie, Caddyshack 2. More...

Sorrentino Hosts 2002 Double Dutch Tournament

On Saturday, March 23, 2002, 49 teams from Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Maryland, Washington D.C., and our own Far Rockaway team, the world championship Stan Peppers Steppers team, competed for top honors in the 22nd Annual Rockaway Doub More...

Keep Your Mouth Shut And Just Play Ball

It doesn More...

Obits

Obituaries Annie Doris Christian

Annie Doris Christian, born in Albany, Georgia, was a long time resident of the Rockaway community. She passed away on March 18, 2002 at the age of 73. More...


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